stories

Dotse, 2,808 km
I am a better person today and I feel much healthier and happier. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Lincoln, 2,808 km
Telling my story is not a shame at all. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Jamilatu Sulemana, 2,808 km
One day, a friend called me. She said she got a chance for me to travel to Libya for work. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Sainabou, 8,963 km
“I think our voices as survivors of human trafficking are very important, because we went through the journey and have seen what transpired" #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Diarrassouba Sindou, 3,186 km
"Irregular migration is not the right path to reach Europe." #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Salamatou, 2,400 km
In 2017, accompanied by her youngest daughter, she decided to join her husband living in Algeria, crossing the desert. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Irène, 5,314 km
"I expected to discover the perfect Eldorado, but reality quickly caught up with me." #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Nabintou Soumahoro , 3,186 km
The advice I can give to all my sisters: if they have ambitions to travel to Europe, they must do it in a regular way! #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Faustina, 2,808 km
You don’t need to travel outside to look for greener pastures. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Isatou Sowe
I want to encourage other women to empower themselves and start a new business activity within their communities. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Alieu Jallow, 4,280 km
I decided to come back home to study when I realized that crossing the Mediterranean Sea was not as easy as I imagined. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Nyimanding Camara
Just like men, women need to be empowered in order to contribute to the advancement of their families and societies. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant #MigrantAlly
Annie Johnson
Women can contribute to combat irregular migration through counseling their children. #avrr #eutf #MigrantAlly
Diana , 1,845 km
“I love my home country and I am extremely excited to share its traditions and history with the world.” #avrr
Gurpreet
"I am very grateful to IOM for helping me implement my business plan" #avrr
Alavidze , 1,734 km
“Our dream is to move to a small Georgian village and start a family business”. #avrr
Shafiq
"I am more than happy that I managed to return to my family. Being together with my family is the most important thing for me." #avrr
Shamshad
“If there is no specific threat on my life or the life of my family members, I will never migrate irregularly again." #avrr
Farid
"I no longer have the mental insecurity of being an irregular migrant that I had in both Iran and Austria." #avrr
Hamed
"When I left Afghanistan to work in Iran 10 years ago, I left because I had nothing in Afghanistan." #avrr

 

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